MRI Contrast: Is there a need to worry?

MRI Contrast: Is there a need to worry?

The use of contrast dyes in medical imaging is extremely common.   Typically injected into a vein in the hand or arm during the scan, contrast is used to enhance the appearance of certain structures within the body. Dyes are not always essential – when looking at bones, ligaments and tendons, contrast dyes are rarely needed.  […]

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Is MRI Safe?

Is MRI Safe?

  Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI for short), is just one of many different diagnostic tests used by doctors on a daily basis in hospitals to diagnose illness.  Our specialist imaging centres in London carry out around 6000 examinations each year, a mere drop in the ocean of the circa 3 million MRI scans performed each […]

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ARTICLE | MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices

ARTICLE | MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices

Consultant Cardiologists from Barts Heart Centre, including the Chenies Mews Imaging Centre’s Clinical Director Professor James Moon and Consultant Cardiologist Dr Charlotte Manisty have recently published an article for the April 2018 RAD Magazine rad review of protection and safety on the topic of MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices. The full article may be […]

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The Chenies Mews Imaging Centre attends CMR 2018

The Chenies Mews Imaging Centre attends CMR 2018

In February 2018, staff from the Chenies Mews Imaging Centre attended CMR 2018, a joint European and North American Cardiology conference in Barcelona.  The CMR meeting is a showcase for the advancement of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and improvements in patient care.  A key focus of the meeting this year was Perfusion mapping, a technique […]

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Imaging for Research at Chenies Mews

Imaging for Research at Chenies Mews

Opened in May 2017, the Chenies Mews Imaging Centre is a mixed use clinical and research MRI facility located in Central London.  The state of art facility employs the very latest in MRI scanner technology combined with highly respected and skilled clinical scientists and imaging specialists, placing it at the forefront of modern medical imaging […]

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